With an overall population of 23,253 and a student population of 2,397, approximately 2,212 of Alliance students attend one of Alliance's schools that offer biology programs.
Alliance's largest biology school is University of Mount Union. Approximately 30 students graduated in 2010 from University of Mount Union with credentials in biology.
In 2010, 31 students graduated with a biology degree in Alliance. In 2009 tuition at biology schools in Alliance was $23,880 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biology program in Alliance. And if you live on campus at one of the Alliance-based biology schools, you will have an added expense of $7,420 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,080.
If you decide to work as a biologist in Alliance, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 34 biologists in Ohio were working in the greater Alliance area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 7% in Alliance. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
As a biologist in Alliance, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,630 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biologists in the state.